We come from countries in North America, Central America, Asia, Africa and Europe where we live and work among the people. In response to a call from our loving God, we give our lives to work toward achieving God’s desire for a just and peaceful world for all peoples.
Magnificat! On Saturday, August 16, in Yaoundé, we celebrated with Simo Fosto Estelle, Mblama Rosine and Daidouwe Jeannette as they made their first vows in the Congregation of Notre Dame. The ceremony was held under the theme "Vivre enracinées dans l'Amour du Seigneur" - Rooted in God's Love.
All along the Saint Lawrence River, that remarkable gateway to North America, there are tributes to the builders and outstanding figures who have left their mark on the country. Just across from Île d’Orléans, at the Shrine of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, the paintings in the Immaculée Conception Chapel, situated in the basilica’s basement, constitute an inspiring history lesson. Here, Marguerite Bourgeoys has just been attributed a place, a place of choice... [more]
WATERBURY CATHOLIC HIGH: This past weekend, a 50 year Graduate of Waterbury Catholic High came to Quonnie to invite any CND's who went to OR taught at Waterbury Catholic High from 1960-64 to attend their Reunion. It is on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014: Mass @ 11:15 in the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, with a Luncheon immediately after at the Watertown Golf Club - 246 Guernseytown Road, Watertown.
On 30 July 2014 the United Nations will mark the first ever World Day against Trafficking in Persons. The day is aimed at raising awareness around this global issue and to highlight the plight of the millions of women, men and children who are victims of trafficking from all corners of the world, as well as at encouraging people to take action against this crime.
The response by the Obama Administration and members of Congress to the influx of migrant children at the US-Mexico border becomes more worrisome by the day. The latest move is to propose changes to the Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA) of 2008, to speed up deportations of these children.